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Continuing my dominance with predictions, check out the results from last week:
Ream ’em and weep:
|Colts vs Jaguars||Colts||Colts|
|Giants vs Bengals||Giants||Giants|
|Titans vs Dolphins||Dolphins||Dolphins|
|Lions vs Vikings||Lions||Vikings|
|Bills vs Patriots||Patriots||Patriots|
|Falcons vs Saints||Saints||Falcons|
|Chargers vs Buccaneers||Buccaneers||Buccaneers|
|Broncos vs Panthers||Broncos||Broncos|
|Jets vs Seahawks||Seahawks||Seahawks|
|Cowboys vs Eagles||Eagles||Cowboys|
|Rams vs 49ers||Rams||49ers|
|Texans vs Bears||Texans||Bears|
|Chiefs vs Steelers||Steelers||Steelers|
New York Giants (6-3) at Cincinnati Bengals (3-5)
With the Giants hot start to the season, I can’t help but to think the defending champs will go into reverse down the stretch. They have always started mediocre and finished strong, perhaps this season is different as they look to keep the engine churning. Cincy is on a 4 game losing streak. the second-year pro Andy Dalton needs to be more assertive, maybe a win over the Giants will ignite the spark that head coach Marvin Lewis is looking for.
Dallas Cowboys (3-5) at Philadelphia Eagles (3-5)
It has been rumored that regardless of what happens to either team, both will look to offer the head coaching job to the Saints suspended HC Sean Payton. Well in the meantime, which one of these teams will right the ship? This is a must win game for both, a 3-6 record will all but end their playoff hopes. The Eagles makeshift O-line has to find a way to contain DeMarcus Ware from causing chaos all game long. As for Dallas, the Eagles defense looks like a chicken running around with its head off at times, Big D must expose Philly’s defense. Hopefully Dallas won’t beat themselves.
Houston Texans (7-1) at Chicago Bears (7-1)
Is this a possible Super Bowl Preview? This game will be decided by defense. Chicago has been known for a poor offensive line. Jay Cutler has to be cringing after every sack and swatted ball by the leading candidate for defensive player of the year, J.J. Watt. And don’t think Matt Schuab and Andre Johnson isn’t paying attention the league’s interception leader in Charles ‘Peanut’ Tillman. This may be one of the best games of the year.
Words from Wooten
Indianapolis Colts (5-3) at Jacksonville Jaguars (1-7)
Unfortunately, there is no hope for Jacksonville. At this point in the season, I feel like the top 5 BCS teams can beat them with a comfortable margin. Especially Bama. (RollTide) All in all, Jacksonville needs to draft Manti Te’o (MLB from Notre Dame) or a franchise caliber quarterback to progress their rebuilding process.
Atlanta Falcons (8-0) at New Orleans Saints (3-5)
As much as I love New Orleans because of my Louisiana past, I’m giving this one to Atlanta. They are clicking on all cylinders and there are playing like they want it all.
New York Jets (3-5) at Seattle Seahawks (5-4)
It is safe to say that Tebow Time is over. New York has made a mistake by trying to make Mark Sanchez something he isn’t, a franchise QB. Seattle’s 12th man will significantly intensify this game.
*Brooks Bits part-2
I can’t believe the NFL is already passed its halfway mark. With the usual suspects peaking at this time of year, the surprising Atlanta Falcons are still undefeated at 8-0, and the Chicago Bears’ (7-1) and their drive halting defense is arguably the league’s best team. Lets take a look at the division leaders thus far:
AFC NORTH NFC NORTH
1. Baltimore Ravens (6-2) 1. Chicago Bears (7-1)
2. Pittsburgh Steelers (5-3) 2. Green Bay Packers (6-3)
3. Cincinnati Bengals (3-5) 3. Minnesota Vikings (5-4)
4. Cleveland Browns (2-7) 4. Detroit Lions (4-4)
AFC SOUTH NFC SOUTH
1. Houston Texans (7-1) 1. Atlanta Falcons (8-0)
2. Indianapolis Colts (5-3) 2. Tampa Bay Buccaneers (4-4)
3. Tennessee Titans (3-6) 3. New Orleans Saints (3-5)
4. Jacksonville Jaguars (1-7) 4. Carolina Panthers (2-6)
AFC EAST NFC EAST
1. New England Patriots (5-3) 1. New York Giants (6-3)
2. Miami Dolphins (4-4) 2. Philadelphia Eagles (3-5)
3. New York
Tebows Jets (3-5) 3. Dallas Cowboys (3-5)
4. Buffalo Bills (3-5) 4. Washington Redskins (3-6)
AFC WEST NFC WEST
1. Denver Broncos (5-3) 1. San Francisco 49ers (6-2)
2. San Diego Chargers (4-4) 2. Seattle Seahawks (5-4)
3. Oakland Raiders (3-5) 3. Arizona Cardinal (4-5)
4. Kansas City Chiefs (1-7) 4. St. Louis Rams (3-5)
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